Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Catholic 55% 6% 10% 7% 22% 2,770
Evangelical Protestant 50% 6% 14% 6% 24% 2,463
Historically Black Protestant 28% 7% 18% 4% 44% 464
Jehovah's Witness 55% 8% 9% 7% 21% 102
Jewish 63% 6% 5% 6% 21% 183
Mainline Protestant 56% 5% 10% 8% 21% 2,151
Mormon 68% 2% 7% 3% 20% 359
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 9% 13% 4% 36% 711

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